haemolytic disease of the newborn

noun Medicine a severe form of anaemia in a fetus or newborn infant caused by incompatibility with the mother's blood type.

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  • haemolytic disease of the newborn — the condition resulting from destruction (haemolysis) of the red blood cells of the fetus by antibodies in the mother s blood passing through the placenta. This most commonly happens when the red blood cells of the fetus are Rh positive (i.e.… …   Medical dictionary

  • haemolytic disease of the newborn — the condition resulting from destruction (haemolysis) of the red blood cells of the fetus by antibodies in the mother s blood passing through the placenta. This most commonly happens when the red blood cells of the fetus are Rh positive (i.e.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hemolytic disease of the newborn (anti-RhE) — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = HDN due to anti RhE alloimmunization ICD10 = ICD10|P|55|8|p|50 ICD9 = ICD9|773.2 Hemolytic disease of the newborn (anti RhE) is caused by the anti RhE antibody of the Rhesus blood group system. The anti RhE antibody …   Wikipedia

  • haemolytic — adjective relating to or involving or causing hemolysis hemolytic anemia • Syn: ↑hemolytic • Pertains to noun: ↑hemolysis, ↑hemolysis (for: ↑hemolytic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rh disease — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Rh disease ICD10 = ICD10|P|55|0|p|50 ICD9 = ICD9|773.0 Rh disease (also known as Rh (D) disease, Rhesus disease, RhD Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn, Rhesus D Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn or RhD HDN) is one of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sickle-cell disease — This article is about the disease itself. For the genetic transmission of sickle cell disease and its carrier state, see sickle cell trait. Sickle cell disease Classification and external resources Normal and sickle shaped red blood cells ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Hematologic disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006402 Hematologic diseases are disorders which primarily affect the blood.Classification of hematologic… …   Wikipedia

  • Cold agglutinin disease — Classification and external resources Cold agglutination at body temperature, the antibodies do not attach to the red blood cells. At lower temperatures, however, the antibodies react to Ii antigens, bringing the red blood cells together, a… …   Wikipedia

  • hydrops fetalis — the accumulation of fluid in fetal tissues or body cavities. This may take the form of a cystic hygroma. In its most severe form, excessive fluid collects in the peritoneal cavity (see ascites), the pleural and pericardial cavities, and the soft… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Coombs test — Diagnostics MeSH D003298 Coombs test (also known as Coombs test, antiglobulin test or AGT) refers to two clinical blood tests used in immunohematology and immunology. The t …   Wikipedia

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